Google Earth Imagery Updates, Fire, Flood, Tornado!

Google recently updated the 'historical imagery' layer after nearly six months of no updates. So, there is a lot of interesting new imagery to see. Last week we had a look at some US wildfires. Today, … [Read more...]

The Fort McMurray Wildfire

On May 1, 2016, a wildfire started near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. On May 3, According to Wikipedia, it swept through the community, destroying more than 2,900 homes and buildings and forcing the … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery update – April 2016

Google has pushed out yet another imagery update, the third this month. The last one included imagery up to April 5th, 2016 and the one before that included up to March 2016. The current one has … [Read more...]

What’s that Image: Fire, Flood and Mud

Today we are having a look at some of the interesting imagery we have been able to find in the latest Google Earth imagery update. In November last year there were a number of bush fires in South … [Read more...]

Tracking wild fires in Google Earth

It is fire season in the western states of the US and one recent fire in California has been named the fourth most destructive in California's history. US president Obama has declared it a major … [Read more...]

Historical imagery captured on the same day

We have recently spent quite a lot of time looking through historical imagery and reported some of the most interesting finds from recent imagery, including: The Amtrak train derailment in … [Read more...]

The Red Rock Fire in Google Earth

Discovered on August 20, the Red Rock fire in the Gros Ventre Wilderness in western Wyoming had burned nearly 3,000 acres by August 23 when NASA's Earth Observatory Landsat Program captured the image … [Read more...]

California Fires – Satellite photos, Fire Data in Google Earth

[UPDATE August 31, 2009: the new Station Fire (or La Canada) can be seen in new maps available here.] [UPDATE November 2008: If you're looking for maps from the November 2008 fires (Sayre Fire, Tea … [Read more...]

San Diego, California Fires – See Smoke in Google Earth

The wildfires in Malibu and San Diego are visible from space in this NOAA GOES 11 satellite image taken today. The image was made available at NOAA's Operational Significant Events Imagery web site. … [Read more...]

Global Fire Data in Google Earth

Another interesting Google Earth network link from those guys in Russia (see credits below). This time they have collected data from NASA and other sources to share with you interesting environmental … [Read more...]